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Title Adipokines / editors, Victor R. Preedy, Ross J. Hunter
Published Enfield, N.H. : Science Publishers ; [2011]
Boca Raton, FL : Distributed by CRC Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 448 pages) : illustrations
Series Series on modern insights into disease from molecules to man
Series on modern insights into disease from molecules to man.
Contents 1. Specific adipokines -- 2. General cellular aspects -- 3. Dieases and conditions -- 4. Specific adipokines in disease
Summary Adipokines (also called adipocytokines) are a group of peptides secreted by adipose tissue. They have diverse roles, from functions in the individual cell to the whole body. This volume examines a wide range of specific adipokines as well as their general cellular aspects, including thermal stress and adipokine expression, central nervous system roles for adiponectin in neuroendocrine and autonomic function, and astroglial leptin receptors. It discusses related diseases and conditions such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, heart and rheumatic diseases, and allergies and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Adipokines -- physiology.
Adipose tissues.
Cytokines.
Fat cells.
Adipose tissues.
Cytokines.
Fat cells.
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunter, Ross J. (Ross Jacob), 1977-
Preedy, Victor R.
ISBN 1439879885
9781439879887